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Healthy Cranberry Sauce

Homemade is SO much better and this healthy cranberry sauce is incredibly easy to make. It only takes 15 minutes from start to finish and it will be your new favorite this Thanksgiving!
5 from 11 votes
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Course: Condiments
Cuisine: American


  • 4 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • Orange zest


  • Combine cranberries, orange juice, orange zest, and maple syrup in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cranberries have popped and the mixture has thickened to your liking, about 5 to 10 minutes
  • Use a fork or potato masher to pop the remainder of the cranberries